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BREAKING: Georgia Loses a Commit in the 2023 Class

Georgia gained its 12th commitment for the 2023 recruiting class this week. However, with it still being the month of July, a lot can and will change between now and both of the national signing days in January and February.  Like long-time offensive line commit Ryqueze McElderry de-committing ...
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On3 4-star OL Ryqueze McElderry decommits from Georgia

Anniston (Ala.) offensive lineman committed Ryqueze McElderry has been committed to Georgia for seven months. But that has changed. McElderry decommitted from the school Saturday. “First and Foremost I want to thank Coach Smart, Coach Searels , Coach Gordon, Coach Danzey and the whole Georgia staff for recruiting me and...
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'Going to eat it up': Rane Culinary Science Center will offer dining and lodging for community as well as training for students

The Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center is scheduled to open as Auburn students return for the fall semester on Aug. 16. The facility includes the Hey Day Market and rooftop lounge and gardens, which will open on Aug. 15. The teaching restaurant, 1856, will open Aug. 17, while The Laurel Hotel and Spa, a luxury hotel, will open on Aug. 29.

How Jeremiah Cobb stacks up as a recruit with recent Auburn running backs

Auburn, Alabama | Auburn's 2023 class got the boost it desperately needed on Friday with the commitment of 4-star running back Jeremiah Cobb. Cobb is the No. 207 player in the 247Sports Composite and the No. 8 running back. He's combined for over 4,000 yards and 48 rushing touchdowns the past two years at Montgomery Catholic, with a senior season still to play to continue to build his high school legacy. Auburn's had plenty of success in recent years with highly-rated running backs and under-the-radar backs who came in and made an impact for the Tigers on the field. Taking a look at how Cobb stacks up those backs as a high school prospect:

4-star EDGE Rico Walker announces top 5 schools

Hickory (N.C.) four-star EDGE Rico Walker has named Auburn, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina and. Walker is the No. 175 overall recruit in the 2023 cycle, according to the On3 Consensus, a complete and equally weighted industry-generated average that utilizes all four major recruiting media companies. He currently has an On3...

Visitation, memorial services set for Lee County Coroner Bill Harris

OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - Final arrangements have been announced for Lee County Coroner William “Bill” Harris. A visitation will be held Tuesday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home, located at 1500 Frederick Road in Opelika. It will be followed by a memorial service. Harris,...

Auburn 2022 schedule: 10 things to know about LSU

As part of our early summer look at Auburn's 2022 schedule, Matthew Brune of Geaux247 joined Auburn Undercover to break down LSU, Auburn's Week 5 opponent. Be sure to check out his interview on the Auburn Undercover Podcast at the bottom of this story. Here are 10 things to know about the Bayou Bengals, who made one of the biggest splashes of the offseason by hiring Brian Kelly away from Notre Dame.

Alabama civil rights attorney to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Tuskegee civil rights attorney Fred Gray will be one of seventeen Americans to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The White House announced the list of recipients of the nation’s highest civilian award. Gray represented Doctor Martin Luther King, Junior and civil right icon Rosa Parks. His was the first voice heard on Alabama Public Radio’s international award-winning documentary “The King of Alabama,” about the fiftieth anniversary of MLK’s assassination.

Auburn football: Should we be panicking about recruitment?

So far, Auburn football has a very small recruiting class of 2023, and the Tigers could desperately use a few commits to bump them up in the rankings and ramp up the momentum on the recruiting trail. A lot of the trouble the Tigers are facing stems from the questionable...
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Letters to the editor: Let's don't forget our Vietnam veterans

This letter is meant to serve as a heads up reminder regarding the significance of this year’s Independence Day. Beginning with and including July 4, 2022, there are exactly 1,000 days until March 29, 2025, the 50th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. Our nation’s Department of Defense has named each March 2 as Vietnam Veterans’ Day.
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HITTER OF THE YEAR: Jax Yoxtheimer comes up clutch in big moments for Central-Phenix City

In the pressure-packed Game 3 in the Class 7A state championship series, there was nobody better to get Central-Phenix City going. There was nobody better in the big moment. Jax Yoxtheimer hit the one-out triple that led to Central’s go-ahead run in the state championship finale against Hewitt-Trussville, and for his clutch performances at the plate all season long, Yoxtheimer has been named Hitter of the Year as part of the 2022 Opelika-Auburn News All-Area Baseball Team.

Most Valuable Tigers: No. 15

We're in the heart of the college football offseason, with more than two months since the end of spring ball, still a month until media days, and another month until the start of preseason practices. So what better time to crank up the rankings?. Auburn Undercover is counting down the...